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"Great people but when they ask if you are comfortable with ambiguity, you better believe it."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

The people make the job enjoyable. The chaotic culture provides opportunity to behave like an entrepreneur in a corporate environment.

Cons

The chaotic culture makes it difficult to deliver predictable results.

Other Employee Reviews for Dell

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Hard Work, Great Pay"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding pay and bonus structure
    Talented and nice co-workers
    The ability to fix a problem without having to ask

    Cons

    Most people work 50-60 hours per week, especially around deadlines
    Very demanding work
    People are promoted based on friendships with their manager and not necessarily on merit
    Management is ADD -- they can't stick to an idea to save their lives

    Advice to Management

    Stick with one idea and see it through to the end
    Stop trying to copy Apple, you'll never succeed in that endeavor
    Listen to your employees


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Direction lost"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive compensation package
    Various oppotunities for lateral job change

    Cons

    Lost direction
    Lack of focus
    Too many changes and too often
    Taken over by biz politics


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